X (2022) – TI WEST SLASHER FLICK ASKS SOME INTERESTING QUESTIONS

X is a 2022 independent slasher film written, directed, produced and edited by Ti West. It is from arthouse distributor A24 and a slasher movie about what really horrifies us. Writer/director Ti West (from The House of the Devil fame) builds a movie that a youth-obsessed society is far more terrified than a evil boogeyman,Continue reading “X (2022) – TI WEST SLASHER FLICK ASKS SOME INTERESTING QUESTIONS”

FAR CRY PRIMAL (2016) – ENTER THE LAND OF OROS AND DISCOVER YOUR PRIMAL INSTINCT IN THIS PRE-HISTORIC MASTERPIECE

Far Cry Primal is a 2016 action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is a spin-off to Far Cry 4, and the tenth overall installment in the Far Cry series. It is set during prehistoric times and follows the story of Takkar, an unarmed hunter who enters the land of OrosContinue reading “FAR CRY PRIMAL (2016) – ENTER THE LAND OF OROS AND DISCOVER YOUR PRIMAL INSTINCT IN THIS PRE-HISTORIC MASTERPIECE”

THE BIG BANG THEORY (2007 – 2019) – A FUN LIGHTHEARTED NERDGASM WHICH SPELLED DOOM FOR THE LAUGH TRACK

The Big Bang Theory was an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady which ran on CBS from September 24, 2007 to May 16, 2019, having broadcast 279 episodes over 12 seasons. It follows two roommates Sheldon and Leonard – both scientists – whose lives change when a beautiful new neighbor movesContinue reading “THE BIG BANG THEORY (2007 – 2019) – A FUN LIGHTHEARTED NERDGASM WHICH SPELLED DOOM FOR THE LAUGH TRACK”

THE CONQUEROR SERIES BY CONN IGGULDEN (BOOK REVIEW) – TRANSPORT YOURSELF TO THE WORLD OF GENGHIS KHAN AND THE MONGOLS

Connor Iggulden is a British author who writes historical fiction, most notably the Emperor series and Conqueror series. In 2007, Iggulden became the first person to top the UK fiction and non-fiction charts at the same time. His series “Conqueror”, covers the Mongol Empire created by Genghis Khan – Iggulden covers Temujin’s humble beginnings andContinue reading “THE CONQUEROR SERIES BY CONN IGGULDEN (BOOK REVIEW) – TRANSPORT YOURSELF TO THE WORLD OF GENGHIS KHAN AND THE MONGOLS”

THE CASE AGAINST INCOME TAXES – WHY IT IMPOVERISHES THE PEOPLE

An income tax is a tax imposed on individuals or entities (taxpayers) in respect of the income or profits earned by them (commonly called taxable income). Income tax generally is computed as the product of a tax rate times the taxable income. Taxation rates differ by type or characteristics of the taxpayer and the typeContinue reading “THE CASE AGAINST INCOME TAXES – WHY IT IMPOVERISHES THE PEOPLE”

WHAT SUN TZU WOULD NEVER DO – THE RUSSO-UKRAINIAN WAR ASSESSED THROUGH THE ANCIENT CLASSIC

Anyone who has been following the news lately has not been immune from hearing about the Russo-Ukrainian War, which although having begun in 2014, after the Ukrainian Revolution and the seizure of Crimea, escalated rapidly in 2022, with Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. In 2021, Russia began a large military build-up along its border with Ukraine,Continue reading “WHAT SUN TZU WOULD NEVER DO – THE RUSSO-UKRAINIAN WAR ASSESSED THROUGH THE ANCIENT CLASSIC”

THE GRAY MAN (2022) – NETFLIX ACTION THRILLER IS ENTERTAINING BUT PREDICTABLE

The Gray Man is a 2022 American action thriller film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and is based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Mark Greaney. The film stars Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jessica Henwick, Regé-Jean Page, Wagner Moura, Julia Butters, Dhanush, Alfre Woodard, and Billy Bob Thornton.Continue reading “THE GRAY MAN (2022) – NETFLIX ACTION THRILLER IS ENTERTAINING BUT PREDICTABLE”

NOPE (2022) – SAY HELLLLLLLLL NOPE TO JORDAN PEELE’S SCI-FI DOWNER

Nope is a 2022 American science fiction horror film written, directed, and co-produced by Jordan Peele under his Monkeypaw Productions banner. It stars Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott, and Brandon Perea, the film follows two horse-wrangling siblings who attempt to capture evidence of an unidentified flying object. Sounds good? It isn’t. TheContinue reading “NOPE (2022) – SAY HELLLLLLLLL NOPE TO JORDAN PEELE’S SCI-FI DOWNER”

THE NORTHMAN (2022) – ROBERT EGGERS DELIVERS HYPER-VIOLENT VIKING VENGEANCE BRILLIANTLY

The Northman is a 2022 American epic historical action thriller film directed by Robert Eggers. Based on the legend of Amleth, the film stars co-producer Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe. The film is heavily influenced by Norse mythology. It demands audiences deconstruct overbearing patriarchal values, masculineContinue reading “THE NORTHMAN (2022) – ROBERT EGGERS DELIVERS HYPER-VIOLENT VIKING VENGEANCE BRILLIANTLY”

THOR – LOVE AND THUNDER (2022) – WOKE THOR IS A DOWNER DESPITE INITIAL PROMISE

Thor: Love and Thunder is a 2022 American superhero comedy film based on the Marvel Comics character created by Stan Lee, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and the 29th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directedContinue reading “THOR – LOVE AND THUNDER (2022) – WOKE THOR IS A DOWNER DESPITE INITIAL PROMISE”

THE BLACK PHONE (2021) – ETHAN HAWKE SHINES IN PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR THRILLER

The Black Phone is a 2021 American supernatural horror film directed by Scott Derrickson and stars stars Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Jeremy Davies, James Ransone, and Ethan Hawke. The Black Phone is about a child who after being kidnapped is able to communicate with the former captives of his abductor. The movie is based onContinue reading “THE BLACK PHONE (2021) – ETHAN HAWKE SHINES IN PSYCHOLOGICAL HORROR THRILLER”

THE LOST CITY (2022) – LOW-KEY ENTERTAINER DOESN’T DISAPPOINT

The Lost City is an action-comedy released in 2022. It stars Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum as a romance novelist and her cover model, who must escape a billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) and find the lost ancient city described in one of her books. The film co-stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph, with cameo appearances by Brad PittContinue reading “THE LOST CITY (2022) – LOW-KEY ENTERTAINER DOESN’T DISAPPOINT”

RANG DE BASANTI (2006) – COMING OF AGE MOVIE THAT MADE BOLLYWOOD GROW UP

Rang De Basanti (literal translation: Paint it Saffron ) is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language drama film written, produced and directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The film features an ensemble cast consisting of Aamir Khan, Siddharth, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan, Sharman Joshi, Cyrus Sahukar, Kunal Kapoor and British actress Alice Patten. It follows a British filmContinue reading “RANG DE BASANTI (2006) – COMING OF AGE MOVIE THAT MADE BOLLYWOOD GROW UP”

WHY INDIA’S NEUTRALITY IN THE ONGOING RUSSO-UKRAINE CONFLICT IS THE RIGHT WAY FORWARD

The Russo-Ukrainian war in 2022 can be pitched in several ways – The Right against The Might, The Democracies versus The Autocracy, The NATO versus Russia or a David versus Goliath scenario. But reality is far from such simple categorizations. A war which has been destructive for Ukraine, crippling for the Russian economy and devastatingContinue reading “WHY INDIA’S NEUTRALITY IN THE ONGOING RUSSO-UKRAINE CONFLICT IS THE RIGHT WAY FORWARD”

DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (2022) -A THRILLING EXPLORATION OF THE MULTIVERSE IN MARVEL’S LATEST OFFERING

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a 2022 American superhero film is the sequel to Doctor Strange (2016) and the 28th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Sam Raimi and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, alongside Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Michael Stuhlbarg,Continue reading “DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS (2022) -A THRILLING EXPLORATION OF THE MULTIVERSE IN MARVEL’S LATEST OFFERING”